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A dark financial non-profit organization aligned with the Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi He received a cash injection of millions of dollars from a secret financial group fueled by a Swiss billionaire.
The Pelosi-allied nonprofit House Majority Forward received a $3 million donation from the California-based Fund for a Better Future in 2020, tax forms show, which was its largest contribution that year. Neither group advertises its donors.
But because Fund for a Better Future is withholding its funders, the Berger Action Fund, a nonprofit founded by Swiss billionaire Hansjorg Wyss, reported on its own tax forms that it sent $25 million to the fund between April 2019 and March 2021.
House Majority Forward is a nonprofit affiliated with the Pelosi-aligned House Majority Group, which works to keep Democrats in the House. Non-profit organizations suppress 10 million dollars In her PAC in 2020, federal filings appear.
The Wyss-backed fund for a better future also paid big money to him Georgia The nominee for governor of the nonprofit Stacy Abrams in 2020. Friday, The Washington Free Beacon mentioned That the fund cut a $3 million check to Fair Fight Action, which works on election laws.
The New York Times revealed last year that Wyss has quietly positioned himself as a major funder of left-wing nonprofits. The Swiss billionaire operates by funneling money through his nonprofits to other liberal groups, many of which are engaged in electoral activities such as exit voting efforts.
Meanwhile, his nationality is under the microscope.
Watchdog American for Public Trust (APT) group discovered many of Documents questioning his citizenship, including a 2021 filing from the Securities and Exchange Commission in which he says he is a “Swiss citizen”.
“Swiss billionaire Hansjorg Wyss has been interfering in our political landscape for years by pumping hundreds of millions of dollars through the Arabella Advisors network on behalf of liberal and leftist causes,” APT CEO Caitlin Sutherland told Fox News Digital.
“While the international press openly boasts of his broad influence in our country, Wyss’s US-based nonprofits have refused to acknowledge what has now been asserted: Wyss was not and remains a US citizen,” Sutherland said.
“This places it in clear violation of our laws that prohibit foreign nationals from directly or indirectly affecting our elections,” Sutherland said.
APT is prosecution The Federal Election Commission for its failure to act on a complaint the group filed with Wyss last year. APT wants the commission to examine whether the foreign billionaire violated federal law with his donations.
In the case of the Fund for a Better Future, it is impossible to say where Wyss’ money ends up.
The Berger Action Fund told Fox News Digital that the funds are earmarked for the fund’s work to “improve policies on climate change, health care and income inequality” and that the group “strongly prohibits grant recipients from using grant money for electoral activities, including to support or oppose candidates or parties.” political”.
In response to APT’s legal action, the fund added: “This is a frivolous lawsuit brought by a partisan dark money group that opposes public land, public health, and a strong economy. They are falsely attacking the philanthropy and advocacy of the Berger Action Fund in order to impede progress on important and popular issues affecting the All Americans.”
House Majority Forward did not respond to Fox News Digital’s requests for comment.